Just a week ago, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his family released their combined statutory declarations, showing that collectively, they had an income of J$15,569,477.41, assets totalling J$161,254,055.89 and total liabilities of J$22,218,182.61.
Now, while Holness isn’t Jamaica’s richest man by any long stretch, he is still easily capable of purchasing many products that would be outside the affordability reach of the ‘average Joe/Jane’.
As your source for everything trendy in Jamaica, BUZZ presents 10 things Prime Minister Andrew Holness could possibly buy with his JMD$161 million in assets, if he wanted to:
Leon Bailey’s ‘supped-up’, customised Mercedes-Benz Brabus coupe
Price: $120 million (est.)
Sports cars Holness could buy: 1
Full-flight tuition at the University of the West Indies
Average cost: $1.07 million (for a course in Political Leadership)
Amount Holness could cover the tuition for: 150 budding politicians
KFC’s Big Deal combo
Price for combo: $795
Amount Holness could buy: 202,515 meals
Average cost: $17,500
Holness could splurge and get: 9,200 pairs
Studio home through the National Housing Trust (NHT)
Average cost for a house: $3.2 million
Holness could possibly ‘buy’: 50 homes
Luxury apartments at 20 South
Average cost: $46 million (for a 2-bedroom condo)
Condos Holness could buy: 3.5
Average cost for full suit: $30,000
Holness could realistically afford: 5,366
Samsung Note 10+
Average cost: $240,000
Possible number of handsets: 670
Boys’ uniforms (Khaki)
Average cost: $2,880 (full suit)
Quantity Holness could purchase: 55,902
Reggae Sumfest’s ‘Ultra-Luxe’ 2019 tickets
Average cost: $77,000
Holness could afford: 2,090 tickets
Tell us, what other items could Prime Minister Holness realistically afford?
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